History After Hours
Our History After Hours series returns with extended evening hours from 5 – 8 p.m., special themed programs, happy hour food and drink specials, games and trivia, and full access to the Museum’s exhibits including timed screenings of Washington's War Tent.
Tickets for History After Hours events are $10 for adults and can be purchased online or at the door.
Shot Heard Round the World
April 19, 2018
Recall the first shots fired on April 19, 1775 at Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts and join us for lantern-lit festivities in commemoration of the Museum’s first year open!
Power of the Press
May 15, 2018
Revolutions keep printers busy. Try your hand at block printing and learn the power of papers, pamphlets and books in the revolutionary era.
Sailors and Sea Shanties
June 19, 2018
Set sail this Tuesday with a shipbuilding demonstration and sea shanties aboard the privateer sloop.
Trash Talk Archaeology
July 17, 2018
Hear from conservation experts about our site’s 18th-century origins and what we found buried during a 21st-century archaeological excavations.
A Revolutionary Staycation
August 21, 2018
The Museum’s AmRevHQ website connects many historic sites in our area. This evening we feature sites and battlefields within a day’s trip and highlight their unique stories.
September 18, 2018
Silk or homespun? Who wore it best? Learn about revolutionary fashion with the Museum’s costumed educators and try (revolutionary) things on for size.
October 23, 2018
Design tricks and spy tactics: More is more in this after-dark celebration of costumes and finery, trickery and deception during the Revolutionary War.
Ceramics in the City
November 13, 2018
The Museum will highlight the craftspeople, artisans, and artificers who made the Revolution possible with their hand skills.
Enough to Feed an Army: Gingerbread
December 11, 2018
December 1776. Your challenge: bake enough bread to feed an army. Christopher Ludwick, who baked gingerbread in civilian life, faced this problem at Valley Forge.